Agri-biotechnology group Credent to enter Himachal market

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Mumbai-based agri-biotechnology group Credent Organics announces its entry into Himachal Pradesh. It will market a wide range of organic agricultural products for crop protection and yield enhancement.

Company has initially set up 50 farm development centres in the state. Centres not only help the farmers to create a sense of awareness towards organic farming but also provide their basic needs like organic seeds, organic fertilisers and organic pesticides.

Credent Organics has 16 branches in the country and manufacturing units in Pune and Navi Mumbai. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people in Himachal Pradesh, providing direct employment to 69 percent of its workforce. More than 80 percent of horticulture and agricultural activities in the state are rainfed.